# Life lessons
Trapped in the Eternal Loop: John's Journey to Break Free!
Have you ever found yourself caught in the endless whirlpool of life, where each day feels like a replay of the last? It's a feeling we can all relate to at times, that sense of being stuck in a perpetual cycle, like a record endlessly skipping on the same groove. But for John, an unassuming individual thrust into an inexplicable time loop, this feeling of déjà vu was not just a passing sensation – it was his reality.
4 Ways To Be More Productive
Mike Tyson is the father of my favorite sports quote. Reporters were questioning him about his new opponent. They were building up the rivalry, talking about how dangerous this fighter was, how he planned to keep Tyson at a distance with his jab, how he planned to wear him down.
3 Things That Prove Life Isn't All That Bad
Much is written about the hard, brutal truths of life. Yet people spend so little time acknowledging the beauty around them. Instead, they drown themselves in ancient embarrassments and dwell on feuds from years past. They are sole spectators of long-forgotten failures.
Falling for pumpkins every fall
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”― Albert Camus. September in Sacramento, CA rarely makes me think of autumn, because we still have temperatures in the 90s and sometimes 100 degrees. Yet, mornings and evenings are mellifluous melodies of crisp and cool air coupled with a nice breeze, which makes me usher autumn in a little quicker.
4 Positive Thinking Exercises to Help Get Out Of a Rut
Positive thinking is correlated to greater happiness, less anxiety, better health, and longer life expectancy. By deploying these specific, proven approaches to positivity, your mental wellbeing will improve, and the benefits will cascade into every aspect of your life.
Commentary: Words to Live By
Think of this as a particularly helpful and moderately entertaining TED talk, but one that you have to exert the extra effort to read instead of having it spooned directly into your brain via ear holes. K?
The Toxic Traps of Self-Improvement Content
The first self-help novel was penned in 1859 by Samuel Smiles. It was appropriately titled Self-Help and sold 250,000 copies, a massive figure in those days. It launched Smiles from relative obscurity to huge fame and fortune, touring the nation as a guru.
When Off the Grid Goes Off the Rails
As daily necessities like food, housing, and health care become prohibitively expensive, many people are starting to consider different lifestyle choices.Wanting to live “off the grid” is an increasingly popular dream, but pursuing the lifestyle can be extremely dangerous.
Five Myths About World War Two
Numerous myths about the Second World War stubbornly persist. Popular interest in the Second World War grows stronger every year. New books, documentaries and articles seem to appear weekly, and the shadows cast by its horrors, from theJapanese slaughter in Chinato theHolocaustitself, show no sign of dispersing.Yet, in spite of such interest,it’s astonishing just how many myths about the war refuse to go away.
What We Can Learn From Urban Wildlife
The animals living in our cities are defying the odds. Nearly 4.5 billion people–56% of the world’s population–currently live in urban centers.People flock to cities for economic opportunities, access to healthcare and education, and other cultural and interpersonal amenities.
[Opinion] Is Taking a Shower Once a Day Too Much To Ask?
I lounged in the changing room waiting chair, trying to drown out all the noise. An attendant came forward and waved me back, as another person left the room holding several pairs of clothes.
What are 10 Golden Life Nuggets Everyone Should Know? (Opinion)
1. The world isn't flat, the Big Bang made dark matter, and scientists aren't exactly sure how the universe started, yet religious people are. Maybe they're both right. 2. Just because you think you're right doesn't mean you are. Being right can change relative to the time, space, and needs of the immediate environment around you.
Opinion: Some Things Some People Never Learn
Even a lifetime's worth of experience couldn't prepare a human mind for the world of craziness and possibility it will endure. However, there are some things we're supposed to learn along the way that makes life easier and more peaceful, eventually... Some folks learn faster than others. Some are slow learners, and others are no-learners.
Before Accepting The Possibility Of Motherhood I Did Five Things
My friends quoted my terrible Spanish catch phrase (I took four years and never got any better) in the college cafeteria as a joke for many years. Kids were never in the cards, and I constantly joked about how I would always be the calm and wild aunt.
Adult sibling feels bad after making her sister carry scooter home and Oregon mental health decline
If you have a sibling, you may get fed up with them from time to time. Should you feel bad for making them learn a lesson or should you be a little more caring towards them? We'll go over that below but before we cover that let's look at some Oregon counseling information.
What's Wrong with Our Society?
Is it our government spending trillions on a war machine?. Higher taxes that get spent faster than Elon Musk's Space X budget?. If we don’t understand our connection as organisms to everyone and everything (the environment, the animals we eat, the plants we pluck, the strangers we interact with, the kids we helicopter-parent, the partners we try to love, etc.), how can we all be right and still get along?
Why Am I Procrastinating? It's Not Just Laziness
Do you ever find yourself trapped in the never-ending loop of procrastination, feeling like you're drowning in guilt and chaos? You might wonder, "Am I just lazy? Why can't I get my act together?"
Daoism and the Digital World
Dao in Mandarin Chinese means “the way,” including all the English variants such as “the path,” “the road,” or “the method.” It is often used especially in the sense of “the path of life” or “the way of nature”. Its purpose is to emphasize doing what is natural and “going with the flow” in accordance with the Dao (or Tao), a cosmic force that flows through all things and binds and releases them.
Four Life Traps That Fool Even the Smartest People
The invitations of wisdom and morality are often declined here in Florida. Long before Florida Man was a meme headline, we knew something was off. We knew Florida Man before he made it big.
How To Be Grateful for All The Knowledge You Gained Through Life
There are many obstacles in life. Perhaps a relationship ends, you quit your job, or a health issue prevents you from engaging in a beloved hobby. When you pay attention to them, these challenges can not only test you but also teach you important life lessons to add to your knowledge base. But regrettably, many have a negative opinion of them and grow angry and bitter.